The Highway Transport Employers Affiliation of Nigeria (RTEAN) says it has suspended certainly one of its Lagos State Vice-Chairmen, Oluwaseyi Bamgbose, popularly referred to as ‘Pupil,’ for instigating unrest within the affiliation.
RTEAN Nationwide President, Musa Muhammed, introduced this in a press release on Wednesday in Lagos by the Nationwide Publicity Secretary of the union, Abdulrahman Amusan.
The transfer got here a day after totally different teams inside RTEAN clashed in Lagos, leaving a number of individuals injured.
Mr Muhammed, additionally the Lagos State Chairman of RTEAN, mentioned Mr Bamgbose’s latest strikes and actions had been able to instigating violence within the Lagos State Council of the affiliation.
He mentioned Mr Bamgbose had on Wednesday organised an unlawful protest on the Alausa Secretariat with some disgruntled parts in his efforts to create violence and unrest within the affiliation.
Mr Muhammed mentioned Mr Bamgbose’s intention was to trigger bother in order that the state authorities would regard the affiliation as uncoordinated and subsequently positioned a ban on its actions.
“Whereas (Bamgbose) was organising a protest in Ikeja yesterday, one other conflict instigated by him was happening at Iyana Iba within the Ojo space in order that authorities would suppose we’re preventing after which take over our operations.
“Bamgbose needs to create an impression that every one will not be nicely within the affiliation.
“RTEAN has taken decisive motion towards him, he has been placed on suspension in accordance with the affiliation’s guidelines and laws.
“The union is a self-discipline organisation and can by no means tolerate or condone any act of violence, particularly throughout this marketing campaign interval and elections which can be coming. The union can’t afford any act of violence,” Mr Muhammed mentioned.
In response to him, his tenure remains to be operating because the duly elected chairman of the state council and is liked by the vast majority of members.
He mentioned there was a course of to change into an officer within the affiliation and anybody who has any aspiration or ambition ought to wait and observe the due course of as an alternative of resorting to violence.
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“If you wish to be the president or the chairman or something within the affiliation, there’s a course of.
“If there may be any grudge or complaints, there may be equally a course of the place you’ll be able to report the matter and will probably be critically appeared into and resolved.
“As a substitute of that, Bamgbose determined to ask some hoodlums, cult guys and space boys to destabilise peace.
“The union is taking applicable motion to self-discipline him in accordance with the principles and laws of the affiliation,” he added.
Mr Muhammed mentioned Mr Bamgbose was one of many Vice Chairmen below his management and Zonal Chairman within the Ojo Zone 6 of RTEAN.
The president mentioned RTEAN remained an affiliation of homeowners of automobiles and never thugs.
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